Minnesota Council 
for the Social Studies

Events



Upcoming events

    • 07 Aug 2019
    • 12:00 PM
    • 15 Feb 2020
    • 12:00 AM
    • Mankato Civic Center: Mankato, MN
    • 27
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    Exhibitor Registration

    The MCSS Annual Conference is a professional development opportunity for Minnesota social studies teachers of all grade levels. The conference includes speakers and engaging sessions on disciplines and strategies. This year's conference will be held at the Mankato Civic Center in Mankato, Minnesota on Monday, March 2, 2020.

    The Mankato Civic Center will be open to exhibitors to set up starting at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 2, 2020.

    Dedicated exhibitor time for the conference attendees will be from 12noon through 1:30p.m. 

    We also welcome exhibitors to network with leading educators from around that region at our Social Studies Social on Sunday evening, March 1, from 5-9 p.m. at the Mankato Civic Center. You can register for the Social along with your exhibitor registration.

    **Exhibitors who would like to be included in the conference program must register by Friday, January 31, 2020.**

    Exhibitor registration closes Friday, February 14, 2020.

    Registration deadline for the Social Studies Social closes at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.

    Payment: You may pay online with a major credit card or send a check payable to MCSS to:  Jennifer Hansen - MCSS Treasurer, 639 17th St. SE, Owatonna, MN 55060. All exhibitor spaces must be paid by February 14, 2020.

    Cancellations: Full refunds will be issued for notifications of cancellation received on or before February 7, 2020. 
    No refund will be issued in the event of cancellation on or after February 7, 2020.
    • 01 Mar 2020
    • 5:30 PM
    • 02 Mar 2020
    • 3:30 PM
    • The Social & Conference will be held at the Mankato Civic Center
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    MCSS Conference 2020

    Monday March 2, 2020 
    7:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
    at the Mankato Civic Center

    The annual MCSS conference is a professional development opportunity for Minnesota social studies teachers of all grade levels. The conference includes keynote speakers, engaging sessions on disciplines and strategies, exhibitors, and catered continental breakfast and lunch. This year's conference will be held at the Mankato Civic Center. Registration prices are per person.   

    Colonial Williamsburg Workshop

    Colonial Williamsburg educators and interpreters are offering a free workshop, "Teaching Sensitive and Controversial Topics," for any registered attendee of the MCSS conference. CW workshop attendees will receive additional clock hours and teaching materials. The CW workshop will take place at the Mankato Civic Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 1, 2020. Lunch included. Free, but registration is required.


    Social Studies Social
    Sunday March 1, 2020 
    5:30 p.m. at the Mankato Civic Center

    The Social Studies Social is a social evening event.  At the Social, MCSS honors three outstanding social studies teachers, one at each of the elementary, middle and high school level in addition to a Lifetime Achievement Award. Attendees will enjoy a catered dinner, a keynote speaker, and a wonderful opportunity to network with other social studies educators. Anyone is welcome to attend the event which will be held at the Mankato Civic Center on Sunday, March 1, 2020Registration prices are per person. 

    Registration deadline for the Social Studies Social closes at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, February 21, 2020.


    Payment: You may pay online with a major credit card or send a check payable to MCSS to:  Jennifer Hansen - MCSS Treasurer, 639 17th St. SE, Owatonna, MN 55060 before February 14, 2020.  After that time, please bring check or cash to the conference.


    Cancellations: Full refunds will be issued for notifications of cancellation received on or before February 7, 2020.  No refund will be issued in the event of cancellation on or after February 8, 2020.

Past events

03 Mar 2019 MCSS Conference 2019 -- With Liberty and Justice for All
03 Mar 2019 Exhibitor Registration for MCSS Annual Conference, March 3-4, 2019
04 Mar 2018 MCSS Conference 2018 - Social Studies Education: Engaging, Empowering, Uniting
04 Mar 2018 Exhibitor Registration for MCSS Annual Conference, March 4-5, 2018
26 Feb 2017 MCSS Conference 2017-Inspiring Local Learners in a Global Community
26 Feb 2017 Exhibitor Registration for MCSS Annual Conference, February 26-27, 2017
06 Mar 2016 Exhibitor Registration for MCSS Annual Conference, March 6-7, 2016
06 Mar 2016 MCSS Conference 2016 - Educating Future Decision-Makers
28 Oct 2015 Social Studies Social: Forest History Center
22 Feb 2015 Exhibitor Registration for MCSS Annual Conference, Feb. 22-23, 2015
22 Feb 2015 MCSS Conference 2015 - Inquiry and Connections in the Social Studies: Engaging 21st-Century Learners in a Diverse and Changing World
02 Mar 2014 Vendor Registration for MCSS Annual Conference, March 2-3, 2014
02 Mar 2014 MCSS Presents the Great Lakes Regional Social Studies Conference 2014: Building Bridges Between Disciplines
06 Nov 2013 "Echoes and Reflections" workshop
11 Mar 2013 Vendor Registration for MCSS Annual Conference, March 11, 2013
10 Mar 2013 MCSS Annual Conference & Teacher of Year Gala, March 10-11, 2013
08 Feb 2013 Social Studies Social: Steele County Historical Society
15 Nov 2012 Social Studies Social: NCSS Conference
29 Oct 2012 Social Studies Social: Why Treaties Matter
12 May 2012 Exploring the New Social Studies Standards-Roundtable
04 Mar 2012 MCSS Gala and Awards Banquet
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